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This small bar in the Ritz-Carlton is designed in Ernest Hemingway's style and features bartenders well-versed in Hemingway lore.
15 Place Vendome, 75001 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
+33 1 43 16 30 30
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When you get in and find "your spot", and every spot in the bar is good, it's so easy to unwind. Before dinner - or even after dinner - it's a fun place to relax for a drink. Staff are always very friendly.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steven S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar which preserves the charme and style of the 1920ies. Broad selection of tasteful cocktails, which are - given the name - more on the alcohol-heavy side.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HanniHannover
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Ritz, Paris is worth seeing on its own, but to experience Bar Hemingway is an adventure on its own. Located within the Ritz at 15 Place Vendome in the 1st, it is close to other attractions and the perfect way to end the afternoon...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Art-Fashion-Travel
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Two places that were a great visit...especially the rooftop bar on top of Galleries Lafayette....the view overlooking the Eiffel Tower and the Opera House was spectacular...The on off bus got us everywhere we wanted to go, which was great because we on,y had 2 days...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MaryJane B
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This had been on our France wish-list, and as the Ritz was very close to where we were staying, my husband and I decided that it was the right time to visit this Paris institution. We arrived shortly before the 6pm opening time, as we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kaye D
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Do not not not miss the Hemingway Bar at the Ritz. Also, please dress appropriately, dress nicely! And also know it is a small bar, smaller than what you might think. But if stalwart and loyal for decades, writer and head bartender, Colin Peter Field,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Humorician
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I fell in love 10 years ago with the man I eventually married, and now it’s a must when in Paris. We only missed it once during the renovation. Go and have an old-school cocktail... worth every penny! Charming staff, intimate atmosphere, perfect place to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank JulietOlivier
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Amazing bar!!Inside Ritz hotel! The staff amazing and ready to help you choose a cocktail according to your tastes! The barman perfect! He asked us if we had enjoyed our drink! It is more expensive than a regular bar but dont forget it's hemingway's favorite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Forget the bad reviews. Of course the cocktails cost more than a normal bar in Paris. This is the Hemingway Bar at the Ritz and a very special place which happens to be in its original condition. I love everything about it. We have been...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank MlbTraveller2018
Reviewed July 27, 2018

As a big fan of Hemingway and a yearly wannabee at the annual event in Key West, I seek out places Hemingway once visited. The bar at the Ritz was one of his favorite places for the few years he spent in Paris, and he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank elindoo
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Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighborhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along
Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of
decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined
with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering
window displays. Every other establishment has someone
to open the door for you or park your car. You can
spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or
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Scott A
June 16, 2018|
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Response from N8699PYpeterw | Reviewed this property |
No reservations, last time I went was a Sunday in February and it was busy but a few seats available so no queues. Best thing is to choose your day and time to not be on peak
May 13, 2018|
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Response from stefand387 | Reviewed this property |
I think if you behave its not a problem. I will be testing the age limit this year when I go with my grandsons.